The Patient

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Together, We’re Whole

My Walking Gallery Story.

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Giants WIN the World Series!

San Francisco's been waiting for this moment for 50 years... Birthday Seats - the big 24 with dad! Praying on an Alter of Jesui for a win

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On The “Rich Person” Hospital (it’s a winner)

I had been sick for about a week. My heart rate was high, my fever was up. I wasn't happy. So about 9 pm I called Phil and asked him to...

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Equipment Failure

So it finally happened. I passed out at work. On my way back from a seminar in the Switzer building I passed out. When I came to, Farzad Mostashari was...

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John Hopkins aka “The Cheesecake Factory’

So I came back from CA, got in my car and drove up to Hopkins. They didn't have anything new to tell me about my condition, BUT they did have...

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The truth is… excuses are lame

I got this paper in on time. No excuses for this girl. Though, to start one IV, it required: To start 1 IV: - FIVE veins - 2 nurses -...

2009 Graduate Scholar (Second Runner Up)

Simplify the System

A piece on dealing with insurance which won me 2nd Runner-Up in the 2010 NCHE Scholarship Competition.

Hyphy Hearted.

Street Fights

I got in a fight with the street. The street won. After my run in I ended up with these bills from St. Lukes -- they were outside their contractual...

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Hearts, Homelessness, and Hope

[[ No, it won't always go the way it should, but I know the heart of life is good -- JM ]] Some amazing things have been happening. No, I...

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How to be Pop-Teal’s Keeper

I feel the need to address some simple matters of safety. So it's not so much that you're doing it wrong, as, well, you're doing it wrong. Now don't get...